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Durgamma Festival

Durgamma Festival is celebrated in Medak District of Andhra Pradesh for 4 days in the month of Bhadrapada, which is the month of September. During the festival holy water is collected from River Manjira followed by ceremonial bathing and decoration of the sacrificial buffalo. Several fowls, goats, ram, buffalo are sacrificed in the morning and in the evening, and 'Kumbham,' which is a heap of cooked rice, along with the sacrificial meat, is offered to the deity.

The fourth day celebration is marked with 'Bonalu' procession with carts and bullocks decorated with flowers and colored saris, which are taken around the temple.

Updated on 14th December, 2005
District: Medak


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